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Shed Tiny Houses


These are shed tiny houses. They are shed-based structures that have been converted into tiny cabins and cottages. Some of these can be built very inexpensively.


In this section, you’ll uncover stories and examples of people who have converted sheds and barns into simple, frugal, and very practical little dwellings. For some, it has been life changing.


Have you ever considered how a shed or barn can be outfitted as a tiny or small home? If you have, you’re certainly not alone. Meet some people that have actually done it.


Could a shed-based tiny home be one of the only truly affordable housing solution that one can build or outfit for less than $10,000 USD? Well, it’s certainly not the only way to have a home for less than $10k, but it’s definitely one of the most affordable options out there if you are fortunate enough to have a place to put it.

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Smithhaven Tiny Cabin for $8,878 

This is the Smithaven by Jamaica Cottage Shop and it’s available/on sale for $8,878 as a 10×16 unit. This quaint cottage stands out with its windowed dormer and asymmetrical roofline. The dormer also makes this tiny cottage feel larger than it is. The Smithaven is often used as an accessory dwelling unit, treehouse or artist’s [...]

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Couple’s Backyard Shed to Cottage Conversion and Tiny House Community Dreams in Kentucky

Linda and her husband wanted a place to stay separate from their kids when they visited family in Kentucky, so they jumped at a good deal on a shed shell and then spent one very-rainy summer living in the shed and converting it. Now Linda has inherited some land and is interested in renting some [...]

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14’x 36’ Shed to House Conversion in North Carolina

This beautiful one-bedroom, one-bath tiny house has been fully inspected and passed all regulations to exist as a backyard addition in North Carolina, but it’s ready for a new home! It features a spacious great room with a dining, kitchen, and closed-off bathroom. There’s a separate ground-floor living room that’s absolutely lovely, and just wait [...]

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Tool Shed in Croatia Turned into Modern Tiny House with a View: MORE PICTURES!

Ante contacted us to show off the beautiful home he created from what was an old shed on his property in Croatia: So, in few lines, we remodeled old tool shred into something worth living now. We are located in Croatia, Europe and we love tiny house projects. This house is 6x4m outside measure and [...]

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Boat Roofed Shed Tiny House; The Boatel

This is the boat-roofed shed tiny house otherwise known as the Boatel in Machynlleth, Powys, United Kingdom. The boat-roofed shed accompanies a bed in a boat that’s nearby. The space is set up on a mountain on an acre of wildflowers. Guests get to experience the quirky Boat Roofed Shed with basic cooking facilities and [...]

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Steel-built Shelters by Boss Cubez

These are steel-built shelters by BOSS Cubez out of Los Angeles, California that can be deployed quickly. They have several designs, configurations, and layouts to choose from. What do you think? Don’t miss other interesting stories like this, join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter for more! BOSS Cubez Steel-Built Shelters The Cube64 – 64-sq.-ft.; 8×8 [...]

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Greenhouse From Recycled Windows by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes

So this is totally on my project list! A greenhouse built from recycled windows is a perfect shabby-chic addition to your backyard AND you can use it to start seeds or grow some year-round produce. This one was built by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes near Atlanta, Georgia. Right now the company is only building these, [...]

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